Newspoll suggests LNP to win today’s QLD election

Newspoll suggests LNP to win today’s QLD election

The latest Newspoll shows the Liberal National Party is set to retain government in Queensland following today’s election, but with only a slight majority.

The poll released today by News Corp suggests there will be an 11-point swing toward Labor, but shows the LNP will retain government, with the LNP leading Labor 52% to 48% on a two party preferred basis.

The LNP also has a primary vote of 41%, ahead of Labor on 37%.

On the question of preferred premier Campbell Newman leads his rival Annastasia Palaszczuk 43%t to 42%.

Meantime a ReachTel poll, commissioned by Network Seven, also has the LNP ahead of Labor on a two-party preferred result at 52% to 48%.

It doesn’t provide good news for Mr Newman though, highlighting the growing discontent with him as Premier. 35.7% of respondents have labeled his performance as very poor and 16.7% as poor.

A combined 33 per cent rated his efforts very good or good.

Mr Newman is tipped to lose his seat of Ashgrove, to Labor’s Kate Jones.

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